Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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Armbruster-Dieterich-Wagner Family Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established 2000

Ruth Wagner

Ruth Wagner

This fund was created to honor the Armbruster-Dieterich-Wagner Families for their contributions to the Aurora community.

The Armbruster Family has been influential in the building trades for over one hundred years.

The Dieterich Family was involved in Aurora musical organizations and the East Aurora Education System.

Elsie Ruth Armbruster Dieterich Wagner (1912-2015) graduated from East Aurora High School in 1930.

She served on numerous boards of directors including the Aurora Historical Society, Bardwell School PTA, DD Chapter of PEO Sisterhood, Family Counseling Service, First Presbyterian Church, Jennings Terrace, United Way, Wayside Cross Ministries and YWCA Aurora.

Ruth Wagner married banker Leslie Thomas Dieterich in 1932. He passed away in 1977.

Her second husband Albert Wagner (1911-2005) was an employee of the Armour-Dial Corporation for fifty years.

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